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    The Sea

    R99,00 R374,49
    From the Atlantic and the South Pacific to the Caribbean and the Red Sea, this book covers the oceans with a wide range of aerial and underwater photography, and even photographs from space. It includes a chapter on beautiful sea creatures and powerful underwater predators, as well as all the other delicate life of our oceans.

    Journey to the Centre of the Earth: A Scientific Exploration into the Heart of Our Planet

    R99,00 R225,00
    A history of exploration beneath the surface of our planet, a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery over the past 150 years.

    Alien & invasive animals

    R29,00 R250,00
    While alien plants have been well publicised, this is the first book to be published on alien animals of Africa.

    Ladders Science 4: Explorer Tim Samaras: Tornadoes (On-Level)

    R244,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of tornadoes.

    Ladders Science 5: Earth's Crazy Climate: On-Level

    R244,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of Earth's changing climate.

    Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane That Transformed New England

    R415,00 R451,79
    A groundbreaking account of the cataclysmic hurricane of 1938 and its devastating impact on New England's inland forests

    The Snowflake: Winter's Frozen Artistry

    R418,00
    "Take a deeper look at the unique, hidden beauty of winter with the world's foremost snowflake expert and photographer.The Snowflake: Winter's Frozen Art is filled with a blizzard of breathtaking, close-up, highly detailed photographs of snow crystals. The book is written in a lighthearted, popular-science tone and focuses on what snowflakes are, how they form in clouds, why they have sixfold symmetry, why they have facets and branches, and the many different types of snowflakes.A decade's worth of photography from northern Ontario, Vermont, Alaska, Michigan, northern Sweden, and Japan, including more beautiful crystals, advanced photographic techniques, high-resolution images, numerous examples of crystal types, and a wide variety of illumination methods make for a visually stunning work of frozen art.Authors Kenneth N. Libbrecht and Rachel Wing provide fascinating material on snowflake photography, winter clouds and snowflakes, ice halos, skiing, snowballs, artificial snow, avalanches, and frost formations. No one who has ever caught snowflakes on their tongue or simply marveled at a winter wonderland will want to miss it!"--

    The Cloudspotter's Guide

    R235,00
    A runaway Top Ten hardback bestseller becomes a must-have non-fiction paperback for summer 2007.

    Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

    R253,00 R259,70
    Whenever rain falls, our countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hedgerows appear altered, the wildlife behaves differently, and over time the terrain itself is transformed. The author explores our relationship with the weather as she follows the course of four rain showers, in four seasons, across Wicken Fen, the Darent Valley and Dartmoor.

    30-Second Meteorology: The 50 Most Significant Events and Phenomena, Each Explained in Half a Minute

    R308,00 R323,53
    Ever since Aristotle first tried to explain the forces that seem to fall from the heavens, meteorology has opened up the study of weather, and caused disputes over the reasons why seasons change, where precipitation falls, why winds blow and when the sun shines. This is a guide to a near universal preoccupation: what's the weather like?

    Ocean

    R582,00
    Explores the last wilderness left on Earth. This guide to the underwater world helps you discover its every aspect, from the geology of the sea floor and the interaction between the ocean and atmosphere, to the extraordinary diversity of marine life.

    Animate Earth: Science, Intuition and Gaia

    R308,00 R325,48
    Animate Earth argues that we need to establish a right relationship with the planet as a living entity in which we are indissolubly embedded - and to which, in the final analysis, we are all accountable.

    Instant Weather Forecasting: You Can Predict the Weather

    R212,00
    Color photographs of cloud formations and their groundbreaking explanatory text enable readers to read the sky, pick up the clues and predict what the weather will do--a brilliant concept.

    Skye

    R158,00 R184,63
    One of 4 books to launch a brand-new series on Scotland's geology and landscapes which explain how Scotland's scenery was made, why it looks the way it does today and how it has changed over millions of years.

    The MET Office Book of the British Weather

    R203,00 R217,00
    A reference to the British weather presented in a series of colourful maps showing various aspects of national and local weather throughout the year. It is based on Met Office statistics, and charts sunshine hours, rainfall, temperature, wind and many other indicators collected by the world's leading meteorological organization.